Global Now / Week 4

Consumer Tracking (this connects with the two previous posts)

Paula Wolf Section: Cope   Global Now: Abstract Headline:  Clever or creepy? Date:  1/5/2012 Source:  The Telegraph Abstract: Path Intelligence’s “phone tracking,” a technology that has been utilized in U.S. shopping malls since 2011 has now crossed the globe to Britain.  This technology utilizes data from people’s mobile phones to monitor consumer’s movements and track … Continue reading

Week 3

Does clever package design mean much more than being only sustainable?

Anjana Singhwi Section: Julianna Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline: Does clever package design mean much more than being only sustainable? Date: 9/13/2012 Source: Article by Ted Mininni Abstract: This is the very cleverly designed package for Puma by Yves Behar, an industrial designer. Shoe boxes account for millions of tons of waste. It took the … Continue reading